Junior Selection Policy for Interland 2012
Selection for the 2012 Interland Cup international with Belgium, the Netherlands, NW Germany and NE France to be held in Southern Belgium at Habay-la-Neuve on 22nd April 2012 will be based on the following events:
– Yorkshire (EBOR) Sunday 9th October 2011
– South Central (SOC) Sunday 6th November 2011
– East Midlands (NOC) Sunday 22nd January 2012
It is anticipated that juniors wishing to be considered for selection will successfully complete 2 of the 3 races listed.
In keeping with the objectives of the England Selectors to use this competition to provide experience, the Junior Selectors will not consider members of the Great Britain World Class Squad, the England Development Squad or members of the Great Britain Talent Squad. (as listed on the British Orienteering web site http://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/team/squad.php as at 1st October 2011).
The Junior selectors have been asked to select 3 M/W14, 3 M/W16 and 1 M/W18.
The selectors will not include juniors in ‘bottom year’ M/W14 i.e born in 1999.
Juniors who wish to be considered for selection should run the course corresponding to their age class in 2012.
For these events juniors will be expected to run the following ‘colour coded’ courses;
M14/W14 – Light Green
W16 – Green
M16 – Blue
W18 – Blue
M18 – Short Brown
England Junior Selectors: Keith Marsden (SEOA), Hilary Palmer (EMOA), Tim Tett (YHOA)